Ann B. Hewett

May 19, 1947September 17, 2020

After enduring ovarian and pancreatic cancer with grace, strength and courage Ann Hewett passed away peacefully on September 17th, 2020.

She was born May 19th, 1947 to the late William and Ruth Wilder of Troy NH. She graduated Monadnock Regional High School.

She eloped and married Kenneth Hewett Jr on July 21st, 1970. Ann will be forever missed by her husband of 50 years Kenneth Hewett, daughter Julie Hewett, her granddog Miss Bailey of Marlborough NH and her best friend of many years Leona Pichette Aka “Woman” as Ann always called her. Ann looked forward to spending Friday nights with Lee. In Ann’s earlier years she loved swimming, fishing, clam digging and going to Maine to enjoy lobsters and Steamers at her favorite lobster pound.

Ann had a real passion for animals especially dogs. She loved her faithful companion Dutch until he passed away last year.

Ann always tried to save sick or wounded animals whether it be birds, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, raccoons and even a skunk. Ann started her career at The Melanson Company when she was 17 years old and had still been currently working for Melanson’s as the Office Manager.

She loved her job and viewed the people she worked with as family for over 55 years. She loved the roofers and would go above and beyond to help any one of them. She is also survived by her siblings John Wilder and his wife Joann of Swanzey NH, Donald Wilder and his wife Barbara of Marlborough NH and Betsy Cutter of Keene NH. She was predeceased by her siblings David and Billy Wilder. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm at Fletcher Funeral Home, 33 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH. Those in attendance are required to wear masks. A private burial will be held for family at Pine Grove Cemetery in Marlborough, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to ASPCA (, North Shore Animal League America (, or any other animal charity of one’s choice.


  • Calling Hours

    Thursday, September 24, 2020


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Donna Welch

September 26, 2020

Anne was one of the nicest girls in high school. Always cheerful and smiling. Her red hair was geourgeous. She will make a beautiful angel in heaven cause she was a real one on earth!

Patrice Rooney

September 23, 2020

Everyone at A.C. Hathorne Company sends condolences to Ann's family.
Ann was always there for everyone throughout the Melanson Group. She worked tirelessly to make sure we were all paid on time and had any and all information we needed. She will truly be missed by all!

Sonya Cobb

September 21, 2020

Although I haven't seen Ann in many years but my childhood is full of memories with her and Kenny. They were family to me growing up. I'm truly grateful for those memories.

My thoughts and prayers go out to Kenny and Julie during this very difficult time.

Sonya Cobb


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